However, Jordan wasn’t having any of it. He was the ultimate competitor on the basketball court, trash talking his opponents all the time, but he simply would not put himself ahead of either of those players. Jordan would talk to SLAM Magazine about this.
“And I went against them, when I was at the peak of mine, when they was on the other end. So it was a passing of trends there, and we never had the opportunity to play against each other in peak years. You know, so it’s hard to say that I’m above them, by no means."